Carl Sandburg's "Chicago" is one of the best known works of 20th century American literature. Included in countless anthologies, this poem made famous the description of Chicago as "City of the Big Shoulders," celebrating its role at the time as the industrial capital of the United States.
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, one of the top professional cycling events in North America, is marking its tenth anniversary and its first year as a seven day race with 12 host venues across two western states.
This exciting series for kids from 6 thru 14 was hosted by Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort last Saturday, June 21, 2014. 86 teams of two -boys, girls or co-ed in four age brackets - competed in a number of obstacles and ...
I'm not going to lie, if you would have asked me where I'd be living at this stage of my life when I was younger, Park City would not have been the spot. I would have said, Sun Valley, Idaho, or Jackson, Wyoming, or somewhere a bit more "off-the-beaten-path."
Sleeping soundly, I'm suddenly startled awake by the early morning coffee call … After taking a few moments to orientate myself with my surroundings ... sleeping bag, tent, chill in the air…my thoughts race to the events of the previous day and a smile slowly lights up …
Where the Wasatch Plateau meets the high desert, Joe's Valley sits as a world-class bouldering destination. Beautifully color streaked boulders dot the landscape just east of Joe's Valley Reservoir in Central Utah's "Castle Country".
Family river trips are some of the best adventures, offering something for all ages and it is mandatory that all phones, iPods, games etc.…. are left behind - or at least stowed away and then, hopefully, forgotten, as days and nights on the river are filled with good, old-fashioned outdoor fun.
Picture yourself gazing out your office window on a warm, late-spring afternoon. The majestic peaks immediately to the east are still blanketed with a deep layer of "The Greatest Snow on Earth." At their flanks are lush, green foothills that roll gently toward your downtown office building.
Something incredible happened in Utah some 300 million years ago that can only be described as mighty. In the region of southern Utah's magnificent canyon country, immense geological forces were in motion.
Bill and Jaci Dvorak own and operate Dvorak Expeditions, a commercial guide service with regularly scheduled rafting trips on some of west's best whitewater rivers. Two of the better ones are multi-day trips on Utah's mighty Green River through Desolation Canyon ...
This year, thanks to Outdoor Utah and REI, my summer vacation was a blast! The Jensen family, mom, dad, my brother Zach and I spent a three-day vacation in Moab at the end of May. We stayed at Red Cliffs Lodge while we were there, and it was amazing!!
Utah is renowned for great skiing, stunning red rock deserts and, of course, headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Another distinction gaining momentum both here and outside state lines is—and we're not making this up—a booze producing Mecca.
My peerless cousin Jo Anne and I decided to take a tour of archaeological sites in the Four Corners area in the fall. We wanted to spend our "kick-off" day in Monument Valley with a Navajo Guide because we had been told that this would be ...
One of the most enticing things about a visit to Salt Lake City is the myriad of recreation opportunities right out the back door. Just 35 minutes from all that downtown has to offer are seven canyons cut into the Wasatch Mountains. Two of these, Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons, are some of the most popular areas for the perfect summer playground.